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Festivals and concert series

The early music festival scene in the UK is extraordinarily creative and adventurous. Emerging and established artists alike are bridging the gap between the past and the present with inspiring programmes at festivals and in concert series across the country.

London Handel Festival

London Handel Festival

An annual celebration of the life and work of George Frederic Handel.

Spring Awakenings promises to be a very special moment in the history of the London Handel Festival. Come and join us, be part of our Festival and be enriched by the power of Handel’s music and his continued legacy. 

This year’s Festival is full of artistic delights, thrilling Handel-inspired performances and events, all of which have been designed to awaken the senses and enrich the soul. Our 2024 Festival features some of the finest Handelian performers in the world in a dazzling programme that represents the incredible depth and variety of Handel’s compositional canon. 

  • 🌱Spring festival
  • 📅Thu, 14 March 2024Sat, 20 April 2024
  • 📍St George's, Hanover Square & other London venues
The Georgian Concert Society

The Georgian Concert Society

  • 🎉Throughout the year
  • 📅Sat, 9 March 2024
  • 📍The New Town Church of Scotland and St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh
Leamington Early Music Series

Leamington Early Music Series

  • ❄️Winter series
  • 📅Tue, 19 March 2024
  • 📍Warwick
Vermeer Chamber Concerts

Vermeer Chamber Concerts

  • 🎉Throughout the year
  • 📅Fri, 17 May 2024
  • 📍London
Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival

Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival

  • 🌱Spring festival
  • 📅Fri, 24 May 2024
  • 📍Beverley and East Riding, Yorkshire
English Haydn Festival

English Haydn Festival

  • ☀️Summer festival
  • 📅Wed, 12 June 2024
  • 📍St Mary Magdalene Church, Bridgnorth
Stoke Newington Early Music Festival

Stoke Newington Early Music Festival

  • ☀️Summer festival
  • 📅Wed, 19 June 2024
  • 📍Stoke Newington
Stour Music

Stour Music

  • ☀️Summer festival
  • 📅Fri, 21 June 2024
  • 📍All Saints Church, Boughton Aluph
York Early Music Festival

York Early Music Festival

  • ☀️Summer festival
  • 📅Sat, 6 July 2024
  • 📍National Centre for Early Music, York
Medieval Music in the Dales

Medieval Music in the Dales

  • 🍂Autumn festival
  • 📅Fri, 13 September 2024
  • 📍Bolton Castle, North Yorkshire
Banbury Early Music Festival

Banbury Early Music Festival

  • 🍂Autumn festival
  • 📅Sat, 28 September 2024
  • 📍St Mary's Church, Banbury
Brighton Early Music Festival

Brighton Early Music Festival

  • 🍂Autumn festival
  • 📅Fri, 11 October 2024
  • 📍Brighton
Brecon Baroque Festival

Brecon Baroque Festival

  • 🍂Autumn festival
  • 📅Fri, 11 October 2024
  • 📍Brecon
London International Festival of Early Music

London International Festival of Early Music

  • 🍂Autumn festival
  • 📅Wed, 13 November 2024
  • 📍Blackheath, London
Handel Hendrix House

Handel Hendrix House

  • 🎉Throughout the year
  • 📅TBA
  • 📍Handel Hendrix House
Otley Baroque

Otley Baroque

  • 🎉Throughout the year
  • 📅TBA
  • 📍All Saints’ Church, Otley
Worcestershire Early Music

Worcestershire Early Music

  • 🎉Throughout the year
  • 📅TBA
  • 📍Angel Centre, Worcester